Judy Southon with her husband, Vic. Southon, 67, fell deep into debt after Vic developed dementia and could no longer work. He died in 2011. (Judy Southon)
Category: Financial & Legal
I enjoy talking about our POA project to many.
Kimberly Whaley and Heather Hogan are estate litigation lawyers who often deal with Power of Attorney and End of Life issues.
Research has shown that advance care planning significantly reduces stress, depression and anxiety among family members and caregivers.
Our tax rules provide that where an employee has died and the employee owned unexercised stock options prior to their death, the deceased is considered to have received an employment benefit in the year of death.
Math often comes into play in an estates litigation practice, particularly in the context of a contested passing of accounts.
Taking on the role of executor or trustee is a serious endeavor – you are a fiduciary and you owe a duty to the beneficiaries.
Are you Prepared?
For end-of-life? For incapacity? For your future?
The government wants to hear from Canadians, especially those with disabilities and their caregivers.
Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.